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Singer/Songwriter Tori Amos Working on Musical

May 7
11:14 AM 2007

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Tori Amos, who recently released the album "American Doll Posse," told that she has been writing a musical.

Amos told the website, "I think I am writing a musical! I'm gushing but I'm under lock and key."  Although Amos won't appear in the musical, she plans to write all the songs.  She stated, "I'm trying to be....Tim Rice… Yes, (Andrew Lloyd) Webber and Rice. I'm trying to be both. So I'm busy. This is such a big project, a double record, twenty three songs and the extras. You need to hear 'Smokin' Joe,' about how to kill a man."

Amos, who got her start playing at piano bars as a teenager, has enjoyed cult success since her major label debut in 1992, "Little Earthquakes," and sold over 15 million records worldwide, in spite of little mainstream radio airplay. She was featured as one of VH1's "100 Greatest Women in Rock n' Roll," A nine-time Grammy Award nominee, she has collaborated with artists including Trent Reznor, Michael Stipe, and Maynard James Keenan, and is famous for songs such as "Cornflake Girl," "Crucify", "Silent All These Years", and "Professional Widow."

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